Anchor River

Halibut dining on herring, squid

Halibut dining on herring, squid

This summer the “Reeling ‘Em In” gmail inbox has been busier than a confessional booth on the day after Mardi Gras.  There have been questions… Continue reading

Halibut dining on herring, squid
Fishing Hole action slow; halibut heats up

Fishing Hole action slow; halibut heats up

Anyone cruising by the Fishing Hole recently must be thinking they would come across more people if they dropped in on a private Pebble mine,… Continue reading

Fishing Hole action slow; halibut heats up
When will silvers show at Fishing Hole?

When will silvers show at Fishing Hole?

The vast staff here at the headquarters of “Reeling ’Em In” has received a plethora of inquires as to when the first silvers are going… Continue reading

When will silvers show at Fishing Hole?

Announcements

Sandhill crane eggs have started to hatch. Please report any observations of sandhill crane colts (chicks) to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org.  The… Continue reading

Fishing looking good for holiday weekend

Fishing looking good for holiday weekend

By the time you read this, the tides should be almost perfect for cutting some respectable critters out the growing herds of halibut cruising around… Continue reading

Fishing looking good for holiday weekend

Southern peninsula celebrates the Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July falling on Thursday, that leaves a nice long weekend to celebrate the nation’s independence. Parades and games, barbecues and cook-offs,… Continue reading

State Trooper Report

Troopers June 20 Alaska State Troopers at 4:35 p.m. receive a report of fuel stolen from a tank near a home on Lunchbox Drive in… Continue reading

Long days, big tides add to fishing action

Long days, big tides add to fishing action

Take a cosmic bucket full of solstice time, dump in huge tides along with hordes of panicked bait fish firing out of the water while… Continue reading

Long days, big tides add to fishing action
Forecast: Weather hotter than the fishing

Forecast: Weather hotter than the fishing

It’s been a long time since the weather has been hotter than the fishing around here. With all of the fans blasting inside the cabin,… Continue reading

Forecast: Weather hotter than the fishing

Fishing has been better; pay attention to emergency orders being released

The king run at The Fishing Hole has been fluctuating from being on the verge of comatose to somewhat entertaining with patient fin hunters nailing… Continue reading

Lower peninsula streams closed until July 15

Because of low king salmon runs, an emergency order issued Wednesday by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game closes all sport fishing for any… Continue reading

Fishing picking up at Nick Dudiak lagoon

Last week I reported that the king run at The Fishing Hole had been about as productive as trolling from a boat and trailer being… Continue reading

Youth Fishing Day set for Saturday

The Memorial Day weekend was primo if you were into mucking around the beaches for assorted clam-type life forms and enjoyed broiling your snow colored… Continue reading

An Alaska Department of Fish and Game sonar weir is just downstream of the Anchor River bridge. The weir, in the bridge hole, is within an area previously closed to fishing, but fishing is open downstream of the closed area.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Anchor River open for fishing

A photo caption in the May 23 Homer News incorrectly stated the fishing status of the Anchor River. The river is open to fishing downstream… Continue reading

An Alaska Department of Fish and Game sonar weir is just downstream of the Anchor River bridge. The weir, in the bridge hole, is within an area previously closed to fishing, but fishing is open downstream of the closed area.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Good clam tides, but limit reduced

The first part of this season’s premiere column will be dedicated to those of you who scour wilderness beaches hunting the infamous Alaska clam. Memorial… Continue reading

State Trooper Reports

May 11Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 56-year-old Soldotna man for fishing with more than one line in Tutka Bay.Wildlife Troopers cited a 38-year-old Anchorage man… Continue reading

School Events

Student news Ninilchik students Caleb Daniels and Esther Pherson were among the graduates honored at Bob Jones University’s commencement exercises. Aranda Koch of Anchor Point… Continue reading

Announcements

Senate District N and O legislators hold a constituent teleconference from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the Legislative Information Office, 270 W. Pioneer Ave.… Continue reading

Fireweed Academy students got the inside scoop on salmon last week with the help of Tim Blackmon of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.-Photo provided

Salmon lessons not by the book

When it comes to salmon, southern Kenai Peninsula students get an opportunity to set aside textbooks in favor of some hands-on learning, thanks to the… Continue reading

Fireweed Academy students got the inside scoop on salmon last week with the help of Tim Blackmon of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.-Photo provided

State delays decision on heli-skiing

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER Following a comment period that brought 1,500 comments from all over Alaska and the United States, the Alaska Division of… Continue reading

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